Do you still pay for a land line phone in this new age of technology?
Absolutely. My girlfriend and I both need one for work so her patients and my staff can get a hold of us.
I live in Brazil and the cost to install a land line was horrendous. Here, if you aren't in a city, you are reliant on a cell phone. Most people have either one multi-chip phone or several phones. It is more economical to phone the same network and hence the reason they have multi-chip phones.
As I need a land line for my internet connection in my house, I just have that and don't have a cell phone.
Nope. I cancelled mine long ago when I got my first cell phone. At that point in time the only thing the land line was good for was telemarketers.
In my society, it is mandatory to have a land line connection, as it also has intercom connecting the residents with each other and security cabin. Otherwise, it is pretty useless.
Yes I do. I also use corded phones at home. A land line is more secure.
It is so easy for people to spy on their neighbors who use cell phones and cordless phones. Anyone can buy a few pieces of technology in any Radio Shack type store and legally buy the equipment to snoop on cell phones and cordless phones.
I used to work at a company where a lady came to work and regularly blabbed telling all her neighbor's business from listening in on their phone calls. When confronted about it she said it wasn't illegal and she didn't see anything wrong with it. Yeah, she was a real jerk.
Not currently, but if I found a good deal I wouldn't be opposed to having one for local calls and emergencies.
I do, but just because it comes with the TV and internet package, I actually often forget it exists. The fact is in our country, because most internet and tv packages offer a land line with some minutes for free (at certain hours of the day), the land line is actually coming back a bit...
My landline is part of my package with broadband and television. I would be lost without my landline. I get free calls within the UK up to one hour per call, so it is very useful when speaking to my family in Scotland several times each week. I need my landline for my internet connection too. I use my cell phone for texting only.
I do, but I just recently changed over to Magic Jack Plus since it is so cheap now. So instead of paying $35 / month for my landline phone I paid $60 for the unit and the first year of service, then each year after that will be $30 / Year...yes that's per year, not per month and I cannot tell the difference in the call quality at all.
The only reason I see to ever keep a land line is if you're in an area where it's difficult to get good cell phone reception. I used to think that land lines were much more reliable, but it seems to be pretty much the same now.
I do still have a landline because I have to use a fax machine a lot for work and I work from home. It is necessary particularly for long distance faxes. We have talked in the past about eliminating the landline, but don't know how we would do it.
Also, we have three children and only one has a cell phone. One is 5. She is very familiar with how to use the landline phone (I know, I get messages all the time on my cell so it is helpful if the older two are babysitting and need to get me. We have 3 phone units in the house for emergency "just in case" calls when adults are not home and the 15, 12, and 5 year olds are.
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by xixi12 8 years ago
I just visited a friend, heard the phone ring(gri..gri..) and what do I see a green land line telephone. Maybe i have followed the new technology tides and just assumed everyone else has. who still uses a landline and why?
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